Running a Good Business, Book 1: Why Good? Why Now?

Running a Good Business, Book 1: Why Good? Why Now?

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by Claude Whitmyer
     
 

Introduction to "Good Business." Covers the various aspect of "good" from "a good business to be in" (economically) to "doing well by doing good."

Offers statistics to define small businesss and describes the characteristics of small businesses as revealed by Census Bureau and Department of Laboar data.

Includes a brief overview of a the entire series

Overview

Introduction to "Good Business." Covers the various aspect of "good" from "a good business to be in" (economically) to "doing well by doing good."

Offers statistics to define small businesss and describes the characteristics of small businesses as revealed by Census Bureau and Department of Laboar data.

Includes a brief overview of a the entire series of hands-on guides to managing the ins and outs and ups and downs of starting and growing a values-driven small, micro or one-person business offering the unique lifestyle of self-employment.

Contents
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Chapter 1: Do What You Love and Still Pay the Bills
- Do Well By Doing Good and Manage As If People Mattered
- Entrepreneurship Can Bring Both Security and Freedom
- Why "Good?"
* Skillful Means
* Tradeskill
* Market Focus
- Why Now?
- Too "Good" to be True?

Chapter 2: Small is Beautiful
- Characteristics of U.S. Businesses
* Home-Based Businesses
* Self-Financed Businesses
* Small Businesses are Innovative
* Education Level of Small Business Owners
* Age of Small Business Owners
* Small Businesses Create Jobs for Women, the Young and Older People
* Veterans as Business Owners
* Disabled as Business Owners
* Owners' Income, Role and Hours Vary
- Small Business By the Numbers
* What's the "Unemployment Rate" for Small Businesses?
* What Does the Immediate Future Hold?

Resources
About the Authors

Backmatter
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Why a Series of Books?
Why Smashwords?
What Should You, The Reader, Do Next?
Free to the Pioneers
How to Give Us Feedback
Why Did We Start This Project In the First Place?
Who is This For?
- Businesses of All Kinds
What Services Are Offered?
- Executive Coaching
- Workshops
- Business Consulting
- How Do I Arrange For The Consulting?
What Do People Say?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011505041
Publisher:
Claude Whitmyer
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Running a Good Business , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
590,673
File size:
364 KB

Meet the Author

Claude Whitmyer is the co-author of Running A One-Person Business, and editor of two anthologies, Mindfulness and Meaningful Work: Explorations in Right Livelihood and In The Company of Others: Making Community in the Modern World. As a business consultant with more than 30 years of experience, he has provided resources, training, and guidance to many hundreds of individuals seeking creative and meaningful work in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. He has also worked with managers in such corporations as the American Hospital Association, Apple Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Fujitsu America, NASA, Pacific Bell, and Southland Corporation.

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Running a Good Business, Book 1: Why Good? Why Now? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good enough